Tag: Rootsville

Roots maneuver

Despite my pitiful attempt at live-blogging (thwarted by my phone crashing once every minute or so) BiNs was there at Rootsville on Saturday, fully enjoying the displaced festival experience. The chance to kip in my own bed – however postponed…

Underneath the arches

Inspirals at Rootsville : Originally uploaded by bounder. I dreamed my dream away, It didn’t rain that much – the Inspiral Carpets rocked, ahem, Rootsville.

Yay and (Betty) Boo

The good news is that Moseley Festival’s Music in the Park no longer clashes with Rootsville – it’s been moved to 11th and 12th August. The bad news is that Rootsville now clashes with Betty Boo at the Nightingale!

Doctor I keep thinking I’m a marquee and a teepee

This Saturday it’s Rootsville – don’t forget that it’s free until 6pm, and that should include; Steve Gibbons, Chrissy Van Dyke, Soweto Kinch and loads of other stuff. It’s still pretty cheap for after that and there’s The Destroyers, Misty’s…

In an event of Brum music scene synergy

This month’s Radio To Go podcast is a Rootsville special. Kent Davis talks about the hows and whys of Rootsville, with music from Rootsville acts like TheLoveChildElectric, Destroyers, and an live recording of Chrissy Van Dyke‘s new band from her…

Zulus gonna getcha

The zulus are about to hit Brum, and for once none of them will have gold Birmingham City pendants round thier necks. The Young ZULU Warriors (all 26), have just confirmed as one of the special guests to appear on…

You told us, we listened

To win a pair of tickets to the fab Rootsville Festival at the Custard Factory on Saturday 30th June, we asked you to tell us your Best Brum related gig story. We’ve decided our favourite tale was outercircle21’s merciless piss-taking…

don’t forget

our competition to win a pair of Rootsville tickets ends this Sunday at midnight, so get posting your Best Brum related gig stories quicksmart!

Cool as folk, rock jazz, blues &c.

The Inspiral Carpets are heading to Brum as part of the Rootsville Festival – always ones to jump at the chance to hob-nob with royalty from England’s second city, hem hem I spoke to lead singer Tom Hingley… The Inspiral…